Black in Latin America: Brasil – ¿un paraíso racial?

From Black in Latin America, a new four-part series on the influence of African descent on Latin America, is the 11th and latest production from renowned Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., writer and presenter of the acclaimed PBS series African American Lives 1 (2006), Oprah’s Roots (2007), African American Lives 2(2008), Looking for Lincoln (2009) and most recently Faces of America (2010). Black in Latin America is the third of a trilogy that began in 1999 with the broadcast of Professor Gates first series for public television, Wonders of the African World, an exploration of the relationship between Africa and the New World, a story he continued in 2004 with America Beyond the Color Line, a report on the lives of modern-day African Americans. Black In Latin America examines how Africa and Europe came together to create the rich cultures of Latin America and the Caribbean.

Miren el siguiente capítulo (Episode 3) de la serie Black in Latin America.  Después, contesten la siguiente pregunta para entregar en clase:

Pregunta de tarea: ¿Qué es la democracia racial en Brasil y cuáles son unas críticas del concepto, según el documental de Gates?

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